By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine basketball team played a pair of region games last week and came
away with big wins.
night the Lady Wolverines hosted the Chattooga Lady Indians and put an end to
any hopes the visitors had of victory early in the game.
Wolverines burned the nets for 26 first quarter points to take a commanding
26-7 lead and never looked back.
By the end of
the first half the Lady Wolverines were up 43-20.
The second half
was no different as the Lady Wolverines outscored the visitors 15-13 in the
third quarter and 12-7 in the fourth as Coach Randy Watson got everyone in on
The 70-40 win
improved the Lady Wolverines region record to 3-2.
led the Lady Wolverines with 21 points and Tori Gass added 14 with each hitting
four three point shots.
13 13 7
Dade County 26
17 15 12 70
Chattooga (40) – Maci Price 14, Marks,
S. Jones, Karli Jarrett 10, Fain, Willingham 3, T. Jones 8, McGraw 3, Allgood,
Dade County (70) – Tori Gass 14, Erika
Woodfin 21, Lacy 9, Reid 6, Vidal, H. Gass 4, Chilton 9, Breeden 7, Bradford,
3 point goals: Chattooga 5 (Price, Jarrett 3, Willingham);
Dade County 9 (T. Gass 4, Woodfin 4, Lacy)
Record: Dade County 12-3; Region 3-2
On Friday night
the Lady Wolverines traveled to Pepperell to take on the Lady Dragons.
This was a much
more competitive game for the Lady Wolverines, especially for the first three
Wolverines ended the first quarter up one, 14-13.
quarter was much the same as the two teams traded baskets and at the end of the
first half the Lady Wolverines held a slim 27-24 lead.
quarter offered much of the same as both teams scored 13 points and the Lady
Wolverines were up 40-37 heading into the final eight minutes.
Wolverines found their range in the fourth quarter and scored 23 points to pull
away from the host Lady Dragons and claim a big 63-47 road win.
led the Lady Wolverines with 24 points, hitting 4 three point shots in the
process. Ansley Chilton scored 15 and Abby Bradford scored eight.
This week the
Lady Wolverines have a pair of region games at home against Coosa on Tuesday
and Calhoun on Friday.
game against the Lady Yellow Jackets of Calhoun is a key region game. The
Yellow Jackets are currently atop the region standings with a 5-0 mark while
the Lady Wolverines are currently third with a 4-2 mark.
Also on Friday
night the State Championship banner for the Lady Wolverine softball team will
be presented at halftime of the Wolverines game.
Be sure to come
out and support Dade County Athletics.
Dade County 14
13 13 23 63
11 13 10 47
Dade County (63) – T. Gass, Erika
Woodfin 24, Lacy, Reid 5, H. Gass 5, Ansley Chilton 15, Breeden 6, Bradford 8.
Pepperell (47) Rickman 5, Caroline
Holbrook 20, Dozier 2, E. Wilder 2, Madison Wilder 16, Ware 2, Mathis, Jackson.
3 point goals: Dade County 7 (Woodfin 4, H. Gass, Chilton,
Breeden); Pepperell 7 (Holbrook 6, M. Wilder).
Record: Dade County 13-3; Region 4-2